2016 National TAP Conference2016 TAP Founder's Award: Southport Elementary School
Southport Elementary School in Perry Township Schools, Indiana, was surprised as the 2016 recipient of the prestigious TAP Founder’s Award. The award, created and presented by National Institute for Excellence in Teaching Chairman and TAP Founder Lowell Milken, is given annually to one school for exceptional efforts to implement and represent the principles of TAP: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement. By aligning teacher leadership opportunities, professional development, educator evaluation and performance-based compensation, Southport Elementary educators have created a culture of collaboration that has made student achievement soar. Watch their powerful story.